Avery County Obituaries – Compiled May 6, 2014

Published Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at 12:28 pm

Avery County Obituaries – Compiled May 6, 2014

Tony Wade Townsend, D. May 5, 2014

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Tony Wade Townsend, age 53, of Pineola passed away on May 5, 2014 at Johnson City Medical Center.

A native of Avery County, he was born May 12, 1960 a son of Alma Ruth Townsend of Banner Elk and the late Arnel Townsend.

He worked for C.L. Loven Lumber Company as a Foreman and was a member of the Pineola Moose Lodge.

Tony loved people and enjoyed family activities, picnics, antiquing, race cars, go kart racing, being outdoors, fishing, golfing and going to flea markets.

Along with his mother, Tony has left to cherish his memory his: wife, Darlene Townsend of the home; daughters, Crystal Townsend of Newland, Tonya Adams and husband Brian of Elk Park, Amber Townsend of Pineola, Tasha Townsend of Elk Park; brothers, Bruce Townsend and wife Elana of Matney, Tim Townsend and wife Janet of Newland; nine grandchildren; one great grandchild.

Funeral services for Tony Wade Townsend will be conducted on Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at the Pineola Presbyterian Church with Rev. Keith Freeman officiating. Interment will follow in the Townsend Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, May 6th from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: American Cancer Society at 4-A Oak Branch Dr. Greensboro, NC 27407-2145 or www.cancer.org.

Words of comfort and memories may be shared with the family and viewed at www.rsfh.net.

Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home of Newland is serving the Townsend family.

 

Tony Wade Townsend, age 53, of Pineola passed away on May 5, 2014 at Johnson City Medical Center.

A native of Avery County, he was born May 12, 1960 a son of Alma Ruth Townsend of Banner Elk and the late Arnel Townsend.

He worked for C.L. Loven Lumber Company as a Foreman and was a member of the Pineola Moose Lodge.

Tony loved people and enjoyed family activities, picnics, antiquing, race cars, go kart racing, being outdoors, fishing, golfing and going to flea markets.

Along with his mother, Tony has left to cherish his memory his: wife, Darlene Townsend of the home; daughters, Crystal Townsend of Newland, Tonya Adams and husband Brian of Elk Park, Amber Townsend of Pineola, Tasha Townsend of Elk Park; brothers, Bruce Townsend and wife Elana of Matney, Tim Townsend and wife Janet of Newland; nine grandchildren; one great grandchild.

Funeral services for Tony Wade Townsend will be conducted on Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at the Pineola Presbyterian Church with Rev. Keith Freeman officiating. Interment will follow in the Townsend Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, May 6th from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: American Cancer Society at 4-A Oak Branch Dr. Greensboro, NC 27407-2145 or www.cancer.org.

Words of comfort and memories may be shared with the family and viewed at www.rsfh.net.

Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home of Newland is serving the Townsend family.

 

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